Federalist Publisher Ben Domenech corrected National Public Radio’s Mara Liasson on Fox News Tuesday when she claimed voting laws in Colorado and Georgia bear no similarity after Major League Baseball (MLB) moved their all-star game from Atlanta to Denver.
The baseball league made the decision last week to pull the summer sports event worth $100 million in local revenue citing Georgia’s new elections law passed by Republicans which expands early voting and implements voter ID requirements. Denver was announced the new host city Tuesday.
“The Georgia law and the Colorado voting rules are not equivalent,” Liasson said before Domenech interrupted NPR’s political correspondent as she began to perpetuate misinformation.
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“No, that’s not true Mara and you can’t get away with saying that, that is not true,” Domenech said. “They are very close in terms of proximity and you cannot get away with saying that… When you look at this Georgia law, it is extremely reasonable. There is no case